Dão - Silgueiros
A fine floral scent of citrus fruits and white fruit. Good structure, dry and cremated acidity, which gives it freshness, longevity and gastronomic aptitude.
The Encruzado variety is exclusive of the Dão region, is very balanced, aromatic and gives the wines a great longevity. The plants grow on slopes located between 350 and 400 meters in altitude. The vineyard is conducted within an integrated protection program and herbicide application is prohibited. Weed control is carried out with soil mobilization. The harvest is manual, when they reach the optimum point of maturation, being placed in the second fortnight of August. The harvest is made in small boxes of 10Kgs.
Vertical backing with 2 fixed wires and 2 moving wires, a density of 6060 plants pruned in double guyot.
Soil: Sandy with a granitic base
Grape Variety: 100% Encruzado
Fermentation of the must at low temperatures, 15 º C, obtained from the direct pressing of the grapes. The second fermentation was carried out according to the method of champagne, with free yeasts and their respective stage in the fine lees of 18 months.
Quinta de Lemos produces precious Dão Wines and Olive Oil.
Our grapevines and olive trees are nurtured by patient and loving hands.
a gastronomic voyage
This unique project is based on sustainable gastronomy, serving seasonal flavors and national dishes, in which the main concern is the ingredients, many of them from Quinta de Lemos itself. The philosophy practiced here is maintaining the ingredients in their pure and natural state. Allowing to express the most genuine flavors.
It is a pleasure to welcome you into the world of our family.
In perfect harmony with the surrounding nature, the mountains, the vineyards of Quinta de Lemos and the tranquility of the sloping landscape, Mesa de Lemos offers its guests a gastronomic voyage.
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From free visits of the adega to bespoke programs with wine tastings, walking trails and picnics: Quinta de Lemos has it all.
Get in contact with our Public relations department to organize your perfect day between the vineyards.